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Stories with subject: Archaeology
  • Shipwreck off Fla slated to be underwater preserve 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:23 pm
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - A 19th century shipwreck in the waters off St. Petersburg is slated to become the state's 12th underwater archaeological preserve.

  • Rare sarcophagus, Egyptian scarab found in Israel 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:40 pm
  • JERUSALEM - Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a rare sarcophagus featuring a slender face and a scarab ring inscribed with the name of an Egyptian pharaoh, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Wednesday.

  • Oklahoma digging for prehistoric relics to resume 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 1:02 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Archaeologists will return to an ancient Native American site in eastern Oklahoma next month to resume excavation, after they discovered a prehistoric building there last October.

  • Muncie preservation officer has long wish list 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:16 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Brad King's interest in historic preservation goes way back.

  • Bridge dig uncovers early St. Louis history 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:05 am
  • ST. LOUIS - An archaeological dig beneath the Poplar Street Bridge in St. Louis has uncovered evidence of two 18th- century homes built just a few years after the city's founding as a fur-trading post.

  • New Hampshire archaeology to be discussed 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:14 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Archaeological Society is offering some talks about the Shakers, the Manchester mills, Strawbery Banke and other topics this month.

  • Volunteers excavate Ohio Civil War island prison 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:12 pm
  • JOHNSON ISLAND, Ohio - Civil War history hides under a grassy field tucked amid barren trees on Johnson Island, a patch of land in Sandusky Bay where captured Confederate prisoners were confined 150 years ago.

  • Archeologists find prehistoric pieces at ballpark 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:17 am
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Archeologists digging at the construction site for Nashville's new minor league baseball stadium have unearthed prehistoric deposits that could go back as far as 1150 AD.

  • London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:47 am
  • LONDON - You can learn a lot from a tooth.

  • Chinese coins to be treated for 'bronze disease' 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 2:41 pm
  • DEADWOOD, South Dakota - Buried beneath Deadwood for more than a century and now facing a numismatist's nightmare known as "bronze disease," 168 pieces of Chinese currency will soon be traveling to Maryland for a cure.

  • Israel building center for ancient artifacts 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 10:32 am
  • JERUSALEM - Israel is building a national archaeological center to store and showcase its rich collection of some two million ancient artifacts, including the world's largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Tuesday.